Pentagon chief: US won’t hold back from ‘direct action on the ground’ to fight Islamic State

Pentagon chief: US won’t hold back from ‘direct action on the ground’ to fight Islamic State

Agence France-Presse Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday said the United States will ramp up attacks on Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq, with additional air strikes and even direct action on the ground. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carter said he expects more actions like the one last week that freed

SC student arrested for recording school cop’s violent assault on classmate sitting in her desk

SC student arrested for recording school cop’s violent assault on classmate sitting in her desk

Bethania Palma Markus A South Carolina high school student who witnessed her classmate being physically abused by a school resource officer was arrested and held on $1,000 bond for filming the incident. UPDATE: Sheriff Leon Lott blames flipped teen for police assault: She started this whole incident Niya Kenny, 18, told WLTX she was shocked and disturbed when

Georgia ‘Confederate themed’ bar serves ‘Ni**erita’ shot with tequila and watermelon liqueur

Georgia ‘Confederate themed’ bar serves ‘Ni**erita’ shot with tequila and watermelon liqueur

David Ferguson A bar in the home town of the University of Georgia is generating controversy by featuring a racist drink — a shooter called a “Ni**erita,” which features tequila and watermelon-flavored liqueur. Athens, GA’s alt-weekly magazine the Flagpole reported Tuesday about the offensive drink which is served at the bar General Beauregard’s. The racist joke